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Outreach Group: Washburn University Astronomy Outreach
Sponsoring Institution: Washburn University
City: Topeka
State: KS
Travel Distance: Less than 50 Miles
Description: We host an observatory and planetarium on campus.  Our observatory features a Warner-Swasey refractor which was built in 1890.  Our planetarium has a Spitz digital projector.

We are happy to host group visits to the planetarium and/or observatory.

Our faculty can also travel to your location to present topics in physics and astronomy to school and community groups.
Program URL: http://www.washburn.edu/cas/physics/crane.html
Target Audience(s): Elementary School
Middle School
High School
College or University
General Public
Cost: No
Availability: School Year Only
Presentation Venue(s): Hands-On
Small Group
Classroom
Planetarium
Topical Focus: General Physics
General Astronomy

Outreach Contact

Primary Contact: Mark Smith
Secondary Contact: Brian Thomas